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start tomorrow. what is president obama doing on his way here? >> a restaurant in dundalk goes up in flames. >> we are in store for a week of wet weather. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. i am sarah caldwell. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> this is not the best forecast we have ever delivered. if you want to do something outside, do it as early as you can. 76 at the airport. it is dry in most areas to start the day but it is humid. a tropical atmosphere.
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scattered light rain showers this morning. the thunderstorms will develop this afternoon in some neighborhoods. not everybody will see the rain. high temperature of 83 degrees. we'll come back and check the seven-day forecast and carry through next weekend. >> a woman is dead after a fire in northeast baltimore. >> it happen on sunday morning on north avenue. kim dacey is live downtown with the latest. >> the victim was an 88-year-old woman who lived in the home with other family members. she was the only one inside the home when the fire started. officials say the fire started just after 6:30 sunday evening on east north avenue near collington avenue in northeast baltimore.
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firefighters say a neighbor was hurt trying to get into the home to save the victim. he was rushed to the hospital with a possible leg fracture. the body was found inside the home. officials do not know how she died. they think it was due to smoke inhalation and burns. neighbors say it was a terrible scene. >> i saw the flames shooting up out from the first floor and the flames were so thick and intense. i've never seen any flames like that before. it was really, really bad. >> the whole neighborhood -- everybody in the neighborhood that came around trying to help, getting people out of their houses and stuff. >> the cause of the fire is still under investigation. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> no word on what set off a fire the place through a dundalk restaurant on sunday. firefighters were called just
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before 7:30 last night. a fire was spotted in the basement of the restaurant. one person had to be carried out. >> she started to fall. et and i tookbuck d her out of the building and put her in your car. >> i wanted to put it out but it got too strong and the smoke was too powerful. i was worried about the fire and worried about everybody else. >> no word on the amount of damage that was done to the restaurant. >> a gas station clerk is recovering from a gunshot. the armed robber demanded money from the clerk on saturday night. police say the clerk tried to fight the robber off, and that
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is when the shots were fired. >> they refuse to give the money and a scuffle ensued. the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the cashier. >> the gun man is described with a heavy build and a beard. anyone with information should call police in laurel. no leads as to who shot up a labor day weekend party in northeast baltimore killing a woman. police say larelle amos was in her front yard about 2:15 sunday morning when somebody a block away opened fire, striking her in the chest. she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> police searched for three men
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who shot a food delivery man. this happened just before 11:00 p.m. on clifton terrace. the victim said three strangers walked up to his car and started to shoot. the driver sped off but not before being shot. the victim will make a full recovery. two members remain on administrative leave after reportedly shooting a man in west baltimore. police noticed an armed man sitting on the steps of a house. police say the suspect ran at the officers and pointed a handgun in the other direction. that is when the officers fired. >> church officials in perry hall are planning their local bomb for high school shooting victim daniel borowy.
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a pastor is planning the day to .onor 70-year-old daniel -- 17-year-old daniel. he was shot last week during the first day of class. democrats are gearing up for their convention this week. president obama is on the road fighting back claims he is the nothing to create jobs. >> hello, colorado! >> president obama stops in ohio and louisiana today. sunday in colorado, he slammed last week's gop convention in tampa. >> a lot of talk about bold choices. the interesting thing was, nobody ever bothered to tell us what they were. >> mitt romney was at church in
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new hampshire. >> morning. how are you doing? >> he sent paul ryan on the campaign trail to respond to the president's claim that republicans are running on empty. >> basically running on fear and frustration. we're offering a vision. >> this week we get the democrat's vision. supporters are eager for their turn. >> we didn't like all that we heard during the rnc. we're motivated now. >> he has done a lot for me, so i can help him, too. >> but not everyone here is cheering his support. hundreds demonstrated in the south's big bank capital. they want tougher regulations on banks and the environment. the president will tour st. john the baptist parish this afternoon. it's about 30 miles from new orleans. he will see storm damage and speak with reporters. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you.
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the checkered flag has dropped on the baltimore grand prix. ticket sales were down from last year's event. about 100,000 headed to the city for the race last weekend. people had more room to watch the race and traveling around the city was much easier. >> i think this year it was much better. there was more space to walk around. >> the crowd was spread out. it was a little more comfortable wise.iowd- >> there were backups at the bridges last year. traffic has been good for people. we made sure that downtown baltimore is open for business. >> organizers are pleased with the way the event turned out.
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>> sounds like it worked out well this year. >> and easy to get there. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. it may have been easier to travel the streets of d.c. by canoe. >> taco bell does not want you to end their day with them -- does not want you to just end their day with them. their day with them. beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. low detergent gasoline. the car on the right was filled up with bp gasoline with invigorate. which helps clean and protect its engine so it can get a few more miles per tank than the car on the left.
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>> welcome back. beautiful shot at the beach. it has not been the best beach weekend weather-wise. scattered thunderstorms are likely to develop later on this afternoon. not a lot happening around baltimore right now. some hit and miss light rain showers. 76 at the airport. 73 in jarrettsville. you'll feel the humidity will you step outside. this is the available moisture in the atmosphere. the atmosphere we use that to create thunderstorms this afternoon.
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we have plenty of energy from what is left of isaac. that will create the lift to make the thunderstorms this afternoon. thunderstorms will develop and it is difficult to pinpoint them. if you happen to get underneath one of them, you could see an inch or two of rain. do stuff outside as early in the day as you can if you want to miss the thunderstorms. this is tropical storm leslie with sustained winds 60 miles per hour. you can see the computer models taken off to the north and east. maybe next weekend, that can come close to the new england shoreline. are we having microphone problems? oh. nobody could hear me talking?
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that was an excellent broadcast. oh, man. i'm going to start over. they just care about the forecast. variable clouds and a chance for thunderstorms. if you want to do stuff outside, the best time to do it is this morning. maybe an inch or two of rain. high temperature between 80 and 85. scattered showers and thunderstorms again tomorrow. 60% chance for rain tomorrow. 20% on thursday. friday it looks like a dry day. another system moves in on saturday into sunday. temperatures in the low to mid 80's. it will be an active 7 to 10
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days here in baltimore. >> thank you. one child is dead after being attacked with a knife in their new jersey home. their throats were slashed, killing a 6-year-old boy. the mother had a dispute with a man in the neighborhood. they are searching for that suspect. heavy rain brought major flooding to the nation's capital sunday night. had to close part of the metro because of flooding on the track. no reports of any injuries. the leader of the unification church has died. reverend moon recently died. his religious movement back in
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and has spread all over the world. >> walmart is testing a new checkout system using mobile devices. it allows shoppers to use their smartphones to scan items as they shop and then scan the items at a kiosk. it is not available to customers yet but is being tested in arkansas. taco bell is adding a breakfast soda. it feeds off the popularity of energy drinks. no details on how widely it will be
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available. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you cook up? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. the stock market is closed for the labor day holiday. there's still business news to report. >> good morning. how does apple draw such big crowds to its store? they tell employees how to act. including specific words they cannot use. most of the training manual is dedicated to dealing with confrontation at the genius bars and the importance of sending out positive vibes. a battle over bragging rights.
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two winners. the ford focus is the top- selling single car nameplate. meeting a vehicle sold under just one name. -- meaning a vehicle sold under just one name. the toyota corolla is a car that sells under different names. this is used as a marketing tactic to attract buyers. ben bernanke has not ruled out more stimulus. the jobs report forecast to show the unemployment rate holding steady at 8.3%. stocks have been boosted for the past three months. markets are closed today. whole foods is phasing out its recycled plastic cards. one version made of responsibly harvested wood and one made by paper. >> 6:19. 75 degrees on tv hill. keeping your car running past
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100,000. >> the orioles got another win. plus the baltimore grand prix. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> good morning.
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it is a muggy start on this holiday. some scattered light rain showers at the present time. 74 it is the dew point. 76 is the temperature. the forecast for today -- scattered light rain showers this morning. scattered rain showers this afternoon. we could see locally heavy amounts of rain. the early you do stuff outside today, the better. >> good morning. the good times continue to roll for the orioles. once again 15 games over .500. now just two back of the yankees for first place. chris tillman had a fabulous season but did not have a great day. a bit of a concern.
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giving up a two-run shot to chris dickerson. chris tillman had to leave with a sore arm. top of the fifth inning, same score. mark reynolds. best weekend on the road for an orioles against new york. solo shot. buck showalter turned to randy wolf. top of the six, orioles' bats come to life. matt wieters has a hitting streak against the yankeesthere is that man again. -- mark reynolds. three-run shot. second two-run home run game. nick markakis with a single. 8-3. that was your final. the orioles win all three series in new york. next up they had to toronto to play the blue jays. checking in on the baltimore grand prix.
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a bit of a crash there on lap nine. ed carpenter. restart. the 28 car took the lead and never looked back. ryan hunter unchallenged. he got the win. the season finale in two weeks. will power could have won the indy race car championship. they will settle that title. have a great day. >> a simple idea on how to save some money on your car. longer.e longit >> cars today are less likely to spend a lot of time here because they know are so far superior to those a decade ago. >> the average age of cars on
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the road today is 11 years. >> an article on making cars last 200,000 miles. the key is routine maintenance. >> servicing the transmission, the differential, making sure the timing belts is done at the right time. >> many experts say you can fudge on changing the oil up to 10,000-miles intervals. is something needs replacing, used parts approved by the manufacturer. >> using cheap imitations will lead to cheap results. >> the payoff can be lucrative. >> you could save a tremendous amount of money verses by a car
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every five years. >> up to $30,000 can be saved making the existing cargo the difference -- making the existing car go the difference. >> 6:26. something big is cooking up at the state fiair. >> a deadly fire in baltimore city over the weekend. >> hurricane isaac is still leaving its mark on the gulf coast.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am sarah caldwell.
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thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> tony pann has a check of today's forecast. >> it is a warm and muggy start. very quiet. i couldn't do a thing with by here this morning. scattered showers to start the day. if you get underneath a storm, they may produce two inches of rain in a short period of time. high temperature of 83 degrees. >> thank you. a house fire claims the life of an elderly woman. >> the blaze broke out just after 6:30 sunday evening. kim dacey joins us live with more details. good morning. >> good morning. there was a good samaritan who tried to save the 88-year-old woman who was inside the home. he was injured and the woman inside the home perished.
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>> simply looking into the home, all you see is black. literally black. all that remains are charred. the walls are dark from the smoke and soot. >> officals say the fire started around 6:40 sunday evening at this home on east north avenue in northeast baltimore. >> i saw the flames shooting up out from the first floor and the flames were so thick and intense. i've never seen any flames like that before. it was really, really bad. >> the whole neighborhood -- everybody in the neighborhood that came around trying to help, getting people out of their houses and stuff. >> a neighbor got hurt when trying to the into the home to save an elderly woman. he was rushed to hospital with a possible leg fracture. firefighters found the elderly woman's body inside the home. >> we learned that this was an 88-year-old woman. she does live with other relatives in the home. nobody else was home at the
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time. >> they comforted one another as they walked away. fire officials do not know exactly how the woman died. they think it was from smoke inhalation and burns. the cause of this fire remains under investigation. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a deadly fire that killed one person in east baltimore. the fire happened just before 3:00 on saturday. investigators say crews found a man inside the home but he was pronounced dead at the scene. the man was well known in the neighborhood. >> he was a good guy. everybody loved him in the neighborhood. i loved him. the whole neighborhood knew him well. >> police say a firefighter fell
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through the floor into the basement but he was not injured. >> no word of what caused a deadly car accident. police say officers were called to patuxent river road in davidsonville. the driver and the passenger were each taken to the hospital where they later died. investigators are still trying to determine if speed or alcohol were a factor in the crash. >> president obama will tour the destruction left in the wake of isaac. some decided losing everything twice was enough. we have the latest.
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>> the flooding is slowly receding across southern louisiana. some neighbors are still on high alert. there was a breach at a lock on pearl river and considering evacuations of 5000 homes. >> we do not do this lightly, because we do not want people out of their homes. but safety is first. >> as they worked to restore electricity, the rebuilding in the bayou has begun. for many residents, losing everything again is making them think twice about staying. >> we are thinking about moving on. >> diana has decided not to rebuild her home. >> no, i have no plans on returning. >> the levee system now has some residents concerned. >> you are going to put this flood system up.
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it is a good thing. it stopped the city from flooding. but you are not going to worry. >> we would not have built a system that would have induced flooding in other places. >> the army corps of engineers will study the effects of isaac. and investigate if the new system and department surrounding areas. >> we will take the storm and run it through our models and see what lessons we learned. >> lessons that residents hope will lessen when the next storm comes. francis coe, wbal-tv 11 news. >> today is the final day of the maryland state fair. bad weather bank kept attendance down during its first weekend. there is something for everything, from food to exhibits to carnival and the midway. the fair is open tonight until
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10:00 p.m. the world's largest crab cake. it was served up at the fair this weekend. it took more than nine hours to cook. the proceeds will benefit the maryland 4-h program. it crushed the previous world record. i say we divided into thirds. >> there you go. >> it is amazing how that held together. i thought it would go flat. we're starting out with some low clouds and drizzle. nothing is showing up around baltimore to start the day. some light rain showers in cecil county and back over towards
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delaware. around baltimore, it could just be some drizzle in the fog deck to start the day. let's take a look at the current temperatures. 76 at the airport. the dew point is 74. that is what it feels so tropical. if you get underneath one of those storms, it could drop an inch or two of rain. the chance for rain will taper off by thursday and friday. hoping for some nice weather on friday. >> sarah started grilling before she got to work today. 75 degrees on tv hill. music fans in an empire state of mind in the city of brotherly love.
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>> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you cook up? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. ?o?o?oçok
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>> thousands poured into the
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philadelphia last weekend for a music festival put together by jay-z. we have more on the music and marketing. >> representing the red, white, lue, they have come for the fashion and of course -- >> it is a great turnout. great music. great atmosphere. you can help but be excited today. >> fans have a chance to sample some of music's biggest names as well as more up-and-coming artists. >> i'm excited to see jay-z, pearl jam. >> there is plenty to keep busy between sets.
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>> you can buy clothes. >> fans get to taste and a vote on some of the new brews. >> and how about these guys? they were thrilled to get the chance to perform and to do their thing, with a film crew rolling. this is what jay-z envisioned. >> he wants to put together a great show and a memorable experience for people. he is looking to give opportunities and he believes what made -- find that within yourself that can be extraordinary and developing it. >> that look like quite a show.
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and jay-z knows how to draw a crowd. >> i see him behind the wall. let's see you. there you go. >> there was a recorded message from president obama. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. >> i sense that you don't believe me. up. is how wide warm i warm this is ocean city. people are starting to stir and walked on the beach. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. no word on what set off a fire dundalk restaurant.e la one person had to be carried al. no word on the amount of damage done to the restaurant. still no leads as to who shot up the labor day weekend party in northeast baltimore, killing a woman. police say larelle amos she was on the front lawn about 2:15 sunday morning when somebody opened fire, striking her in the chest.
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detectives don't think she was the intended target. the checkered flag has dropped on the grand prix of baltimore. race officials say ticket sales were down from last year's event. about 100,000 headed to downtown baltimore for the race this weekend. there was more room to watch the race and traveling through the city was much easier. organizers are pleased with the way the event turned out, in light of the shortened schedule for preparation. >> republicans and democrats speak out about election issues. vice-president biden campaigned in pennsylvania. president obama will be in louisiana before a stop in at
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charlotte. >> this week it is all about the democrats. downtown charlotte is getting ready for the convention. advisers battled it out on the sunday talk shows. >> when he took office, he said if you didn't have this economy turned around in three years, his presidency would be a one- term event. >> saw insoles and old slogans and tired old ideas. the president will focus on a plan to provide the middle class some needed security by investing in research and strengthening the middle class. >> president obama made remarks in colorado on sunday. >> those ideas do not work. they did not create jobs. they did not cut the deficit.
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they are not a plan to move this country for. we believe in something better. >> joe biden took aim at their five. economic plan. >> have seen this movie before and we know how it ends. >> president obama will hold his big speech at the bank of america stadium thursday night. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> things are pretty quiet this morning. there is some rain in some neighborhoods. 75 at the airport. we can see the moisture in the atmosphere. this is the moisture in the atmosphere. there is a whole bunch in the mid atlantic region. the ghost of isaac will use this
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to create more thunderstorms. you can see the circulation. it is cutting through the southern part of indiana. it is grabbing moisture and driving in from the south. the dew points are in the low to mid 70's. a tropical field. a few sprinkles in delaware. just like yesterday, we will see some scattered thunderstorms develop. it could drop anywhere from one to two inches of rain in a short amount of time. not everybody will see the rain. it will be hit and miss. be prepared for some thunderstorms this afternoon. this is a tropical storm leslie with sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. it will probably miss puerto
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rico and the bahamas. it is a storm to watch. most of the computer models take it up to the north or the northwest. it comes very close to the new england coast line. pay attention to what happens with leslie over the next seven to 10 days. variable clouds at home and a chance for a shower this morning. scattered showers this afternoon. it will be a humid day with high temperatures between 80 and 85. watch for light in the afternoon if you take the boat out. wave heights 1 foot. the chance for rain will taper off by the middle of the week. around 60% tomorrow as everybody goes back to work and school.
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40% on wednesday. i'm hoping we get some dry weather by the end of the week. another chance for showers and thunderstorms on saturday night and sunday. >> an elderly woman is dead after a house fire yesterday. kim dacey joins us live with more details. good morning. >> good morning. the victim was an 88-year-old woman who lived in the home with other family members. she was the only one inside the home when the fire started. the fire started just after 6:30 sunday evening on east north avenue near collington avenue in northeast baltimore. firefighters say a neighbor was hurt trying to get into the home to save the victim. he was rushed to the hospital with a possible leg fracture. the body was found inside the
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home. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> any word on the cause of death of the victim? >> the medical examiner will have to do an autopsy. officials think it could be smoke inhalation or burns. >> kim dacey, thank you. >> the look of what is coming up on the today show. >> president obama using the holiday to campaign and tour the storm damage. mitt romney prepares for the upcoming debate. prince harry appears in public, his first appearance since his wild night in vegas. the church of scientology plans
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an upcoming article that claims it auditions potential wives for tom cruise. and a special concert by matchbox 20. happy labor day to you. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> a last look at your labor day forecast when we come back. ♪
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> it is a fun one. if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you cook up? ok. >> hmm. >> hmm. >> we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. i guess fritter has to be fried. >> you would like them on a sandwich. >> i never tried an oyster. >> never? >> never, ever. >> weather-wise stake, not the
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